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NAmE//wərst//the worst [singular]
used for saying what is the worst thing that can happen At the very worst, he'll have to pay a fine. At worst this may mean the end of her playing career.
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to make someone show their worst qualities Pressure can bring out the worst in people.
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(of a person) to do as much damage or be as unpleasant as possible Let them do their worst—we'll fight them every inch of the way.
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to be defeated He'd been in a fight and had obviously got the worst of it.
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if the situation becomes too difficult or dangerous If worst comes to worst, we'll just have to sell the house.
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all the disadvantages of every situation
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